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Is Reno still a future landing spot for professional hockey?

December 3rd, 2018

As the success of the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights has been well documented, might Reno be the next Nevada town to house professional hockey, potentially at the AHL or ECHL level? With five AHL teams in California and one in Arizona, the area is still ripe for hockey. In the ECHL, Idaho and Utah are…

Golden Knights broadcaster Gismondi pulling double duty coaching in Colorado

November 8th, 2018

This season, you’ll see Nick Gismondi on Vegas Golden Knights broadcasts. You’ll also see him on the ice helping coach the Colorado Thunderbirds’ 15U AAA team. As the suburban Detroit native puts it, “hockey has always been a huge part of my life, arguably the biggest part.” READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Gismondi filled in a…

Golden Knights sign key cogs Tuch, Schmidt to long-term contracts

November 7th, 2018

Over a five-day period last month, the Vegas Golden Knights locked up a pair of talented players for the foreseeable future in forward Alex Tuch and defenseman Nate Schmidt. On Oct. 19, the 22-year-old Tuch signed a seven-year contract extension through the 2025-26 season and then on Oct. 24, Vegas signed Schmidt to a six-year…

Jr. Golden Knights grad, Vegas native Day makes jump to NA3HL’s Wild

November 1st, 2018

Caleb Day admits his path to the NA3HL’s Gillette Wild was unconventional. Equally unique is the story of how the 18-year-old Las Vegas native chose hockey as his sport of choice. At the end of the day, though, Day said he wouldn’t have his story written any other way. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE “This is…

Golden Knights off and running with Lil’ Knights youth program

October 19th, 2018

The Vegas Golden Knights keep proving that hockey belongs in Nevada. Fresh off a Stanley Cup Final run in June, the team announced over the summer that it has teamed up with the D Las Vegas to help fund the Lil’ Knights program that will be offered at ice rinks throughout Southern Nevada. READ OUR…

Las Vegas native, current Jr. Duck Overland chooses Air Force

September 26th, 2018

Jerrett Overland is an old hand at keeping his bags packed. His next planned trip is to the wild blue yonder. The defenseman, who played in Las Vegas through Pee Wees before stops in Utah, the East Coast and Northern and Southern California, committed to the NCAA Division I U.S. Air Force Academy on Sept….

UNLV squad chomping at the bit to get ’18-19 season underway

September 17th, 2018

Not only is UNLV’s schedule competitive this season but getting ice time will also be a challenge for the Rebels. “Honestly, I can’t wait for our home opener against Colorado (on Sept. 14 at City National Arena),” said UNLV head coach Anthony Vignieri Greener. “We have a deep team and it’s going to be tough…

Golden Knights rock the NHL with first-year success, journey to Stanley Cup Final

August 27th, 2018

All the Vegas Golden Knights had a year ago was a pseudo-roster of players and prospects. A year later and the team is one of the hottest commodities in the NHL after cruising through the regular season and into the Stanley Cup Final, where the Cinderella ride ended watching Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals…

Golden Knights pick up eight solid prospects at 2018 NHL Draft

August 10th, 2018

The Vegas Golden Knights made eight selections during the June 22-23 NHL Draft in Dallas, all on the second day after trading their first-round selection at the trade deadline to the Detroit Red Wings for forward Tomas Tatar. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE With their first pick, the Golden Knights took Russian forward Ivan Morozov in…

OneHockey adult tourney set to invade Las Vegas in July

May 10th, 2018

Now widely recognized throughout the industry as the best organizer of youth hockey tournaments across the globe, where better than the one and only Las Vegas for OneHockey to host its first-ever adult event this summer? As many as 30 men’s teams will bask in the OneHockey Experience in town for an extraordinary weekend, on…